Assistant Project Manager

Clearance Level
Program Management
Bethesda, Maryland

REQ#: RQ52765

Travel Required: 10-25%
Public Trust: Other
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT is seeking an Assistant Project Manager for an effort that will  provide IT services support for a government agency's  business applications services and strategically align their enterprise IT and business resources with  complex, and mission-critical goals.   This team will  provide professional Information Technology (IT) program and technical services, including: 

  • Program and project management
  • System architecture and software development life cycle management
  • Subject matter expertise
  • Communications and community outreach
  • Cybersecurity
  • Risk management
  • Subject matter expertise related to Health and Sciences research systems and technology

The primary responsibilities of the Assistant Program Manager are to:

  • Proactively improve the IT operational systems, processes, and policies in support of the client’s mission through the management and guidance of multiple work streams, teams, and clients.
  • Supports engagements related, but not limited to: technology strategy, architecture and service management; IT security; systems integration; data analytics and visualization; application development and maintenance; help desk operations; infrastructure/network design and management; and cloud (e.g., software, platform, infrastructure as a service).
  • Provides input to key deliverable structure and content, as well as facilitating buy-in of proposed solutions from top management levels.
  • Responsibilities also include directing timely delivery of quality work products for the client. Management engagement risk.
  • Responsible for the professional development of Project Delivery junior staff performing the role of counselor and coach, as well as providing leadership and support.
  • Providing input and guidance into the staffing/on-boarding/roll-off and/or out- processing of Project Delivery resources.


  •  Bachelor’s Degree (BS/BA) and a minimum of four years of experience in IT services.
  • Experience typically includes ability to support IT engagements of greater than average size and complexity
  • Ability to lead multiple teams and multiple clients with confidence; excellent teamwork and interpersonal skills; professional oral and written communication skills
  • Problem solving and troubleshooting skills ,
  • Ability to mentor and manage junior staff and further their professional growth

The selected applicant will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet requirements to obtain Public Trust Suitability. Ability to obtain a Secret or higher level clearance is preferred.

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.